4 Great Fall Boating Destinations

Extend your boating season with a visit to these great fall boating destinations.

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

Bright yellow aspens mix with other fall colors and provide a picturesque background for the drive from Denver to Castle Rock.Grafton Marshall Smith

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

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Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

The Monterey 234 offered a spacious layout, and was easy to tow through tight mountain passes.Grafton Marshall Smith

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

Grafton Marshall Smith

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

Grafton Marshall Smith

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

The arrival of fall doesn't have to mean the end of your boating season.Grafton Marshall Smith

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

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Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

Elk, and other wildlife, sometimes add a new wrinkle of adventure to trailering a boat through the mountains.Grafton Marshall Smith

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

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Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

Mountain lakes in the fall offer spectacular views with a fraction of the usual boat traffic.Grafton Marshall Smith

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

Just add a few extra layers of clothing and you'll be ready to hit the water in the fall.Grafton Marshall Smith

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

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Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

Sleet and snow make for challenging driving conditions. Regular trailer checks are always a good idea.Grafton Marshall Smith

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

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Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

The highest paved road in America offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks.

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

Grafton Marshall Smith

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

The boating adventure through the Rocky Mountains wasn't confined to just lakes. A visit to the Stanley Hotel, which inspired Steven King to write The Shining, was also on the itinerary.Grafton Marshall Smith

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Rocky Mountains

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Great Fall Boating Destinations: Maine

The trip from Waterville, Maine to Baxter State Park was bursting with fall colors.Cy Cyr

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Maine

Cy Cyr

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Maine

Towing a boat along secluded backwoods routes means extra preparation to avoid getting stranded.Cy Cyr

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Maine

Trailering through a pumpkin patch is just one of the many perks of fall boating.Cy Cyr

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Maine

Chances are you'll encounter more logging trucks than other boats being towed when boating in the fall.Cy Cyr

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Maine

Cy Cyr

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Maine

Fall boating in the mountains can provide a new perspective of a lifetime passion.Cy Cyr

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

A journey from Brainerd, Minnesota to Lake Gogebic in Michigan and back provides ample opportunity to take in wonderful fall colors.John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

Fall boating is at its best when it's 65 degrees with clear skies.John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

Fall boating also means less anglers on the water to compete with.John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

Minocqua, Wisconsin is a great boating destination in any of the seasons.John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

The view from the water provides a unique perspective of the different fall colors.John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

Running wide open on a brisk fall day can be an exhilarating experience.John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

Sea caves along Lake Superior provide the perfect backdrop for a fall sunset.John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: The Northwoods

The days are shorter, but fall boating offers just as much fun.John Linn

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Fall boaters in the state of Tennessee have an abundance of locales to choose from like Dale Hollow Lake, Norris Lake and Fontana Lake.Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

The Norris Lake Dam offers a stunning view through the early morning fog.Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Trailering through the mountains can be challenging, yet very rewarding.Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Adding to the excitement was the experience of trailering along "the Dragon" in North Carolina.Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Roadside pumpkin patches are great places to stop during a fall boating adventure.Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Mountain lakes and rivers are perfect places to spend some time boating in the fall.Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Robert Glover

Great Fall Boating Destinations: Tennessee

Cooler temperatures, lighter crowds and spectacular views make fall boating some of the best of the year.Robert Glover